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[real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> now at 6:00, a fight breaks out. 10 people are shot. two killed. one more arrested. tonight a central florida nightclub is closing its doors. >> first, though, the g.o.p. tonight. a rally for donald trump. right now, thousands of people are getting ready to cheer on trump. this is news 6 at 6:00. i'm matt austin. >> i'm lisa bell. his visit comes just one month ahead of the florida primary and in an hour he'll talk with his supporters. news 6 reporter sachelle saunders is joining us live outside where trump will speak at the usf sun dome in tampa tonight. not everyone is thrilled about
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>> yeah, for a moment, we saw a small group of protesters, but they didn't stay out here long. however, there are hundreds of people out here who are excited about trump and what he has to say, despite his win in new hampshire, florida candidate marco rubio is particularly and ted cruz is gaining steam. trump has to work harder against them. one person trump has not let up on is former governor jeb bush, recently calling him an embarrassment to his family. it's those type of comments that trump is most loved for. but supporters, some of them are asking him to tone it down for the christian base. >> if i could talk to donald trump one-on-one, i'd say leave the bad words out. we don't need that. he's going to drive away the christian voters. >> i think he's aggressive, and he wants to make america great,
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could actually happen. >> another month still out until the florida primaries. he's still ahead as far as the g.o.p. candidate. another interesting thing from polls, trump would come out on top in the sunshine state against bernie sanders or hillary clinton. >> thank you. the remaining g.o.p. candidates, including donald trump, will face off tomorrow night in south carolina, and you can see that debate live starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow here on news 6. >> now to a breaking news alert. a person is in critical condition following a house fire. >> this happened in brevard county. a little more than an hour ago. sky 6 flew over the home in barefoot bay. firefighters tell us the fire possibly started in the kitchen. you can't see the damage on the outside. the fire is out, though. the cause is unknown. when we learn more, we'll let you know.
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inmate is caught. the volusia county sheriff's office says gary bullock, jr. was caught in kentucky, nearly three weeks ago. deputies say he cut off his g.p.s. monitor and disappeared with his girlfriend, natasha quigley and her 3-year-old son. bullock and quigley are both facing charges now and the child is in protective custody. >> new details in the deadly central florida nightclub shooting. we're learning more about moments before and after gunfire erupted inside the glitz ultra-lounge. here's more on the arrest and what's next for the club. >> the police chief john mina says the glitz ultra lounge is closed right now and the owner has no plans of reopening. if he changes his mind, though, the chief has a long list of changes he wants to make including adding extra security and off duty officers from o.p.d. and adding metal detectors.
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measures in place. out of those measures, had lapses or the security staff was not properly trained. >> in the lapse in security is why 10 people were shot here at the glitz ultra lounge early sunday morning. investigators say security officers were supposed to pat down guests coming into the nightclub, but it appears that didn't happen last week. >> jose jayme brooul lopez. >> orlando police arrested jose lopez moments after the shooting. he was one of the more than 300 people at the nightclub on universal boulevard. according to court documents, the 23-year-old was carrying a .9 millimeter handgun with an extended magazine. it's unclear if he had any involvement in the shooting itself. >> sir, you're charged in division 11 with carrying a concealed firearm and tampering with physical evidence. >> according to his arrest warrant, he told investigators he was not patted down by
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metal detector wand as he entered glitz. there was a rumor the shooting was a rival between two gangs. the chief said more arrests will be made soon. >> when a senseless and violent act like this occurs, we do not rest until those people are brought to justice. and, trust me, they will be behind bars. >> and chief mina went on to say that five innocent bystanders were shot in the crossfire. all of them have since been released from the hospital. as for the two people who were shot and killed, both of them we're told were on opposite sides of the altercation. >> thank you. brothers shot down in front of their metro west apartment. tonight police are still searching for their killer. orlando police released the name of the second person killed at the stone bridge reserves apartments on sunday. they say 16-year-old christian
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34-year-old antonio, died when someone shot and killed them. the brothers were getting ready to host a super bowl party when they were killed. police have not released any details about a suspect. if you know anything about their murders, you're asked to call crime line. you may be eligible for a $5,000 cash reward. >> he stole more than $2 million from a former orlando magic player. now he will be spending the next four years in federal prison. according to the department of justice, john white worked as a personal assistant for nba player. during that time, white stole more than $2 million from the player, pictured right there. white used the money to buy himself luxury items. we're talking a ferrari and range rover and filed false tax returns during that time. >> new at 6:00 now, we're now seeing the view firefighters saw while fighting flames that destroyed part of a home. >> volusia county firefighters
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it shows flames shooting out of the garage of a home on linda avenue in ormand beach. the fire happened last saturday afternoon. no one was hurt but it caused a lot of damage, including melting the cars in the driveway. >> we're pinpointing your valentine's weekend forecast. meteorologist candace campos is traveling around central florida, letting us know how the weather will be for all of the romantic events. she joins us now live from lou gardens where a concert will rock out on sunday. i imagine you're enjoying the beautiful weather out there tonight. >> oh, it's just so beautiful. i mean, surrounded by all of the scenery and a nice breeze along the lake. it's just picture-perfect. you can imagine how beautiful it's going to be come valentine's day. all you lovebirds out there, this is going to be extra special. tickets start at $17 if you buy them online. 22 if they still have them at the gate.
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they say bring your picnic baskets and blanket and blankets to cuddle because it's going to be on the chilly side. let's pinpoint your forecast for sunday night. gates are going to open up about 5:00 and the concert starts about 6, 7:00, even at 9:00, the temperatures will quickly drop into the upper 50's by then. it's going to be a nice light breeze off the lake. make sure to have the layers or the extra blanket to share with your loved ones on valentine's day night. it's been a great event, no matter where we've been, at the winery or a barbecue and blues in winter garden, everything is going to be great because the weather is shaping up to be so wonderful. >> thank you. candace. >> don't forget, you can get breaking weather alerts and live radar anytime on our free news 6 pinpoint weather app. just search wkmg in your app store. >> well, from engineers to construction workers, lots of people are needed to make the big drive happen. >> including a lot of women.
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are working out in the field and in upper management. how they're helping finish the big project. >> and dozens of guns now off the streets. how deputies are getting people
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>> turn in a gun and get a gift card. the orange county sheriff's office is getting dozens of unwanted guns off the street. >> all day the department has been hold a gun buyback event. more than 115 guns have already been turned in. in exchange for the gun, a $50 gift card. deputies say gun theft is the big reason they hold the buyback every year. nearly 80% of stolen guns are taken out of unlocked cars.
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where weapons are being taken are being taken out of unlocked cars. >> as for the guns collected today, deputies say any reported stolen will be returned to the owners and the rest will be destroyed. >> and lots of people are working to make the big drive possible, including women. news 6 reporter julie broughton joins us now with more on how the ladies are working hard to help complete the big project. >> when you think of construction, you typically think of men running the equipment and doing all the building. but part of the focus on the i-4 ultimate project is on diversity and that means the face of construction is evolving. >> yeah, i think a lot of women is afraid, you know. me, i'm not. i love challenges. working in construction is just like working in an office, if you axe me. just don't wear heels. put on work boots. >> every day, she laces up her work boots and comes to work here on the i-4 ultimate project. >> the thread line on the fence
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>> she's an erosion control specialist, setting up these black silk fences. mcrae is a graduate of the i-4 ultimate project's on-the-job training program. you'll find women in all positions from the field to upper management. >> just exciting to look for the female population and to encourage women to do the research and see what's out there. >> we're good here on this end. we're going to get that 21-foot in here. >> for field engineers, kristin wilkerson, her interest started early. she graduated from famu with an engineering degree a little more than a year ago and has been on the big drive since it started. today she's supervising the construction of this wire wall. >> i've been looking at this for months. i hope i'm an expert in this thing by now. >> she says she spends a lot of time in the office but she says
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she notices drivers doing a doubletake, but that's okay. >> i'm the oldest of four siblings. it's great to get out here and have a job. i am showing them, if i did it, you can do it, too. >> the h.r. coordinator we spoke to in the story, she says the project is always looking for new workers and they have a recruitment office in downtown orlando. to take a closer look at this and all of my information, and all of my information, website. just head to clickorlando.com/the big drive, powered by news 6. >> are you out there looking for your soulmate, even wishing on a star? now there's a new option to help you find the magic in a relationship. >> you find yourself getting giddy about it, it feels like high school all over again. it's like someone winked at me, i'm in high school again. it's like, do i want to accept it or ignore it. >> tonight at 11:00, meteorologist candace campos
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hopes to create a love story with a happily ever after. you're guaranteed to have something in common with the people you meet. >> you have to like splash mountain. >> yes. >> it's just a requirement, i would think. >> true. >> first, though, schools either love to brag about them or promised to better. >> but something has changed about school letter grades. >> coming up tonight at 7:00, news 6 is investigating school letter grades now out here and statewide. >> we want to know what's really happening in our classrooms, not what that fake grade is telling us. >> why this year's letter grades don't reveal as much about how your child's school is really doing, at 7:00. >> kevin, i love you and i miss you. >> family and friends are coping with an unexpected loss tonight. how a dump truck ran over and struck a driver and a pregnant woman who was just trying to help free his truck. that's coming up tonight at 7:00. >> thank you, ginger.
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sorrells is joining us now. as far as the weather went today -- >> perfect, huh >> -- it would be nice to have a week like that. >> my car said 77. >> it hit 76 officially. your car was not too far off. >> we got warm. >> 76 is perfect. look at the storm pins tonight. we're going to the birds. what about this one? >> are you kidding me with that one? >> a couple of volusia county shots. good stuff, >> download storm pins right now in your app store. we'd like to see what you're seeing in central florida. >> radar tonight, no echoes on radar. we're sweeping around but it's going to be a while before we pick up any rain. tonight a cold front is coming but it's not coming with any fanfare at all. overnight lows on this morning, we're down there in spots. 42 did it in palm coast. we dropped to 46 in sanford and 40 in orlando and only 50 in the villages. right now, temperatures across
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nashville. 58 in atlanta. 69 in pensacola and 70 in jacksonville. still holding at 70 degrees also in orlando. our high today was 76 in orlando and 76 in sanford and 77 in lisa's car. that was outside, right? not inside. you the a.c. on? >> of course you did. >> look at this now. the temperature is 70. 67 in leesburg and 66 in ocala and 70 from new smyrna beach all the way down to the southern side of brevard county and melbourne is also holding at 70 degrees. wind speeds kind of all over the board. nothing you can't handle like a 14-mile-an-hour wind in leesburg. strongest of the winds are right there in new smyrna beach at 23 miles per hour. this is the water vapor loop. you look at a shot like thank you look at the white cloud cover. all that is the moisture. the cold front we're tracking for tonight is about right here. you can see the leading edge
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the front is coming through and we'll be breezy, that's about it. the big impacts are the winds kick up a little and the dry air stays in place. today's high was 76. tomorrow we'll go right back to a high of about 68. i'll show you in a moment. >> here's the way it looks at midnight tonight with a frontal boundary about right here, pre-frontal cloud cover coming on through and it all pushes through by 8 a.m. if you sleep in until 7:30 or 8:00 at least tomorrow, you're going to miss all the clouds. the sunshine takes over during the day tomorrow. on sunday, more clouds build in from the east. i'm not too worried about the rain. futurecast really loves to glob on the rain when the wind is from the east. i'm not looking for much. 52 tonight in daytona beach. 50 in sanford and oviedo. 48 in ocala. titusville, 52. cocoa, 52 as well. right here in the city beautiful, 52 is the low.
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>> 56 degrees at 8 a.m. by noon, 60. daytime high tomorrow, 68. so cooler than we were today but not too bad. come valentine's day on sunday, the daytime high will be 65. back to work monday, 74. tuesday, 72. best chance for rain right now looks like it's coming in monday evening. we'll all be here watching the grammys. >> yeah. >> that forecast is why we all love florida. >> absolutely. >> breathe it all in. >> that's a good one right there. talking to big diesel tonight. >> big news concerning shaquille o'neal. it will be the lakers or the magic if it happens. of course it's going to happen. plus, we're revving it up. we're going with the king, richard petty and the news concerning tony stewart's
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>> when you picture shaq in your brain, what jersey is he breaking? >> unfortunately the lakers. >> i think the lakers, too.
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>> if you're driving around central florida in the coming days, give shaquille o'neal a shout-out. he was drafted by the magic in 1992, leading them to the nba finals, only to lose to houston in '95 and eventually leaving for los angeles. with that said, you need to join me tonight at 11 p.m. i'm going way back to 19 -- i mean 2007, tom. >> wow. >> it was so long ago, i was actually reading the questions to shaq as he played the central florida q&a craze ping-pong. i was 25 then, unbelievable. >> no you weren't. >> join us tonight at 11:00. laker. but you just never know. former 6ers guard allen iverson is also a finalist. the final class will not be announced until april 4th in houston, which would be the night of the national championship game. i have to say, i went to high
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massachusetts, outside of worcester, cathedral high. my 8th grade field trip before high school i went on a trip to the hall of fame. >> this is fascinating. >> this is fascinating stuff here. the sprint cup guys making their first practice for the little league. >> it's unfortunate this is the car i'm in. it means tony is not here. i have a tremendous amount of respect for tony. i can understand what he's going through, unfortunately. >> tony and i go way back. he obviously didn't want me to
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>> going back in time here, love catching up with the king, richard petty at the speedway. playing the central florida q&a craze ping-pong. >> does it ever get old for you to come here? >> i've been coming here 57 years, i guess. >> if not the professional race car driving business, what do you think you would have done? >> probably a mechanic on a car. that's the closest you get to driving. >> one professional athlete outside of nascar that you think would be a successful driver in nascar? it's a good one. >> that's really hard to say. >> tom brady. >> he'd be that good. he's got an athletic ability, so he could adapt. >> the king has played the central florida q&a craze ping-pong. do you feel any better about your day? >> after talking with you, not really.
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>> he's a funny guy. >> he's king. >> speed week is underway at the world-famous speedway.
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the high tomorrow is 68. we have a cold front coming in overnight tonight. it's going to cool us down 6 degrees tomorrow. valentine's day sunday is a little cooler than that. 65. all next week, it's looking better. the best chance for rain comes up monday into tuesday. >> beautiful, thank you, >> pelley: republicans fight for the christian right and prepare for our cbs debate. tempers flare between the democrats. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. >> pelley: also tonight, a low blow of cold in much of america. the pope's pilgrimage to mexico. greyhound racing may be neither the end of its run. and steve hartman at a museum of love. >> i built it for other people

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